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year. number three is gun control, number four is energy according to cbs news and number five, tax reform. top five issues facing the new congress. next is robert joining us from florida independent line, good morning. caller: good morning. on behalf of many independents and certainly many voters that now have which might call, voters remorse, if they haven't felt it yet, time will come it will occur. the difficulty of our leadership in our america is take a picture of triangle. executive, legislative and judicial. right now, we have a fractured triangle on behalf of the president and part of the triangle is damaged by the senate. the record shows that the republican congress has effectively and factually presented numerous job related legislature to the senate and many other stopgap bills for all the enormous amount of laws and rules and publications or what you want to call leadership out of control forcing on many of our businesses won't hire. host: robert thanks for the call. for three decades john kerry was the junior senate from massachusetts. but the picture this morning
and we know enough about how crashes work and how to disburse the energy from a crash that you can make vehicles safer and lighter at the same time if you know how to build them properly. host: independent line. go ahead. caller: i bought a car this year first thank you for c-span. i'm a c-span junky. but i bought a car this year and i really wish that i hadn't because some of these newer cars are very expensive to fix. they have computer chives chips. and if you buy it from a second rate auto dealer or your credit is not that great they jack up the price and they jack up the interest rate and you end up under water with cars that cost more than your car note is to keep on the road. host: could you tell us what you bought and what you paid for it? caller: i bought a 2008 chrysler sea breeze and i paid about 12,000 for it . host: so your monthly works out to about what? caller: about $300. guest: and that is a concern. you're right. buying a car is still can be a very complicated very opaque process. you have to be individual lint pretty much at every step of the way to make sure that yo
energy it takes from members. but i don't think that the members who are going to be the most involved in the fiscal cliff spending kinds of discussions are the same ones who are going to be pushing on immigration. and as long as you have someone in the senate, like majority leader harry reid, who also wants to move forward, i think you're still going to see some action. host: let's hear what president obama had to say. this is when he was on "meet the press" right before the new year, him talking to david gregory. >> i'm asking about time frame, as you well know, your second-term president, even having one re-election, your capital is limited. what is your single priority of the second term? what is the equivalent to healthcare? >> well, there are a couple of things that we need to get done. i've said that fixing our broken i will great system is a top priority -- our broken immigration system is a top priority. i will introduce legislation to get that done. we've talked about it long enough. we know how we can fix it. we can do it in a comprehensive way that the american people suppo
the dialogue to change that discussion. do you want your children dodging bullets? many people look at energy and the consumption of our metal resources. this is important. it is not binding. -- unending. host: joseph ramirez adds this to the conversation -- the white house said the president will meet with hamid karzai on friday. josh ragan is on the phone with us to give us more details about these nominations. let's begin with the nomination of chuck hagel, why? guest: president obama has long been a friend of chuck hagel and they knew each other since 2007 when they served on the foreign relations committee. they traveled to iraq together in 2008 when president obama was just a candidate they have a similar war of view and agree on a lot of these issues. chuck hagel has been serving as president obama's intel is advisory board co-chair, they get along and obama can put someone in the office that agrees with him. he has a great personal relationship with him. host: what about the confirmation process? what is it looking like right now? articles are saying that there are about 10 senators w
is the energy and gas industry. we're talking about jobs. in the states that have that industry, their unemployment rate has remained very low. here is the headline today in one of the newspaper's online -- we are talking about jobs. guest: who said that? host: jack welch. the petroleum industry. we have this idea that these big companies are the giant creatures. frankly, they had a decade to create jobs. they failed. tax breaks did not result in jobs. it results in moving jobs over seems which oversees. giving -- overseas. giving these guys more tax breaks is that the solution. the best way to solve the deficit issue is to create millions and millions of jobs for regular people. we could put 1 million teachers back to work by hiring the people that were fired in the last two to zero years. -- the last two years. the debate is clear. to you stand with giant corporations, where little guy workers. host: here is the opinion section of "usa today" about aig . in guest: it is like somebody who is drowning in the water by some hero, and he says while you were sitting becoming choked
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